Cowichan Conversations: John Pilger: ‘The truth is… there was no one to vote for’

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Cowichan Conversations: Secret World Of The US Election–John Pilger Talks With Julian Assange

I saw this on FB yesterday and watched in for a minute or two, as we do. But then I did not have 24 minutes to spare so saved it and moved on. Then about Read more…

Dead Wild Roses: Media Complicity – The Wars We Fight

John Pilger does what a journalist is supposed to do.  He questions decisions made by those who are in charge and hold them to account for their decisions.  As witnessed during the lead up to the Iraq war in 2003 most of the easily accessible media in the West is, for the most part uncritical ...

Dead Wild Roses: John Pilger on Identity Politics

  “A generation ago, a post-modern cult now known as “identity politics” stopped many intelligent, liberal-minded people examining the causes and individuals they supported — such as the fakery of Obama and Clinton;  such as bogus progressive movements like Syriza in Greece, which betrayed the people of that country and allied with their enemies. Self ...

The Disaffected Lib: It Ain’t Your Grandfather’s Fascism, But It’s Still Facism – John Pilger

There’s a form of fascism that’s flourishing today and it’s even considered pretty respectable.  Then again, old school fascism prior to WWII was also considered respectable in some pretty high places. Journalist, documentary filmmaker, social critic John Pilger sees the face of fascism in much of Western foreign policy.  An important essay published in Asia ...

Dead Wild Roses: John Pilger Excerpt – Breaking the Last Taboo

Gaza and the Threat of World War “There is a taboo,” said the visionary Edward Said, “on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel.  Only when this truth is out can any of us be free.” For many people, the truth is out now.  At last, they know.  Those once ...

Dead Wild Roses: John Pilger – A World War is Beckoning

I’m frightened for the wrong reasons.   If I listened and believed what I was supposed to believe I would be afraid that the Russians are provoking the West into military conflict in Ukraine.  The problem is that I’m more of afraid of what We are doing to destabilize the situation.  John Pilger is with ...

Dead Wild Roses: John Pilger on the War You Don’t See

Mornin’ gentle readers. It’s movie Tuesday here on DWR, so lean forward find your favourite box of tissues and watch The War You Don’t See by John Pilger. If you are not up for violence and death, then watch anyways because if you rely on the MSM for your view of our ‘benevolent’ foreign policy ...